Is 2011 second round pick Magnus Hellberg headed to North America next season? We finally have our answer.As Jeremy previously posted, there were multiple reports out of Sweden that Hellberg and the Predators would discuss Magnus’s future. After Nashville sent Anders Lindback to Tampa Bay, the decision became much easier for the Predators 2011 second-round pick.Release from the Predators staff below:
PREDATORS SIGN HELLBERG TO AN ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
Nashville, Tenn. (June 18, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed goaltender and 2011 second-round pick Magnus Hellberg (MAG-nuhs HEL-buhrg) to an entry-level contract.
Hellberg, 21 (4/4/91), played his first season with Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League (Elitserien) in 2011-12, posting a 2.64 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage. He also saw action last season with Frolunda’s junior team and Orebro of Sweden’s second lea